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Braeside International Theatre School
a. Two flyers for Braeside International Theatre School founded in 1954 one advertising classes starting at Mellor Parish Centre 2001 and A Grand Reunion for Strines date unknown.

b. Newspaper cuttings relating to productions by Braeside Theatre…

Rubber Duck Theatre Company
3 Flyers promoting forthcoming productions and drama classes at Mellor Parish Centre.
Dates unknown
Productions "Myths & Legends Project" & "Macbeth"

Newspaper cutting for Rubber Ducks production "The Fearsome Four" 2004

Flyers / Programmes for Carver Theatre Productions
Miscellaneous Flyers & Programmes for the Carver Theatre productionsi: 2002 Gaslight, Bazaar & Rummage, 2003 season programme and 2010 programme for The Hallow Crown

Carver Theatre Programmes & Leaflets
Several copies of original Carver Theatre Programmes and leaflets advertising productions and facilities.

History of Carver Theatre "Our First 80 Years"
Articles on the history of the Carver Theatre in Four parts entitled "Our First 80 years" from unknown publication.
From Oswald Carvers Gymnasium in 1898.

Newspaper report from The Reporter 8.9.1923 re Gymnasium and the Youth of Marple

Cutting from Amateur Stage Magazine : 1976
Cutting from Amateur Stage Magazine from July 1976 giving history of the Carver Theatre showing two photographs of the transformation of the outside of the building.
Also blank letterhead from Marple Dramatic & Literary Society.

Marple Recreation Club Minute Book : 1898
Photocopy of Committee Meeting Book for the Marple Recreation Club, 1st General Committee Meeting and information on Officers 1989/99, constitution, rules and minutes up to 1901.

Minute Book : Meetings of House : 1898 - 1916
Photocopy of Minute Book : Meetings of House : Entertainment and Improvements Committee for Carver Theatre from 1898 - 1916

Booklet : Address given by J Wainwright JP : 1900
Original booklet from Marple Recreation Club of an "Interesting Address" by Mr Joel Wainwright J P . Reprinted from the North Cheshire Herald April 28th 1900

Photographs of Portraits &  Plaques :  Mr & Mrs Carver
Photographs of two Plaques dated 1901 and 1903 from under the portraits of Mr & Mrs Carver :
1. From the members of Union Rooms Mission, Marple to Mr Thomas Carver J.P Founder & President on his 70th birthday August 16th 1901.
2. To Mrs Thomas…

Newspaper / Magazine cuttings relating to Carver Theatre
Newspaper / magazine articles relating to Carver Theatre :
a. Headline : "Luxury threatre was a derelict gym" by Jo Garvin from Stockport Times 15.6.1984 who looks behind the facade of the Carver Theatre.
b "£2,500 effort has saved old theatre"…

Draft Script for Talk on Carver Theatre : Trevor Jones
Typed draft script : 26 pages from a talk given by Trevor Jones to the MLHS on the History of Carver Theatre

Centenary Celebration Booklet : Carver Theatre : 2007
Original copy of the booklet entitled " Carver Theatre Centenary Celebration March 2007".
Souvenir Programme contaning its history, extracts from their archives, schedule of presidents and production from 1906.
Written by Trevor Jones with…

Flyer promoting Orpheus : Hatherlow Players
Original flyer promoting production of Opera "Orpheus" by the Hatherlow Players at the Carver Recreation Club, Marple.
On behalf of the Funds for the Brabyns Auxiliary Military Hospital.
By permission of the British Red Cross Society.

Material on Marple Operatic Society from : 1974
Material relating to Marple Operatic Society :
a. Photocopy of front cover of a programme for "The Gipsy Baron" to be presented by Maple Operatic Society (amateur) in 1974
Photocopy of second page listing Officials.
b. Newspaper cuttings…

Newspaper cuttings relating to Marple Drama Group
Newspaper cuttings relating to the Marple Drama Group located at All Saints school which started in 2012 with classes for children from 6 - 16.
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